BeerFest vs. Oktoberfest - the differences

BeerFest vs. Oktoberfest - the differences

If you have any interest in attending Oktoberfest, chances are you’ve seen and been inspired by the 2006 Broken Lizard comedy Beerfest at some poin...
BeerFest vs. Oktoberfest - the differences

BeerFest vs. Oktoberfest - the differences

If you have any interest in attending Oktoberfest, chances are you’ve seen and been inspired by the 2006 Broken Lizard comedy Beerfest at some poin...
Oktoberfest Essentials - ‎Everything You Need Is Here!

Oktoberfest Essentials - ‎Everything You Need Is Here!

You still can have the best Oktoberfest party with your family and friends at home despite Munich Oktoberfest having been canceled! This year, we ...
Delicious Pretzel - The Origin

Delicious Pretzel - The Origin

Pretzels, Beer Steins & German Beer have become iconic symbols of a good German celebration or party.  If you have ever wondered about where pr...
Is the German Beer Purity Law still in effect?

Is the German Beer Purity Law still in effect?

Rein…what? you might ask. Reinheitsgebot literally means ”purity order”.  We like to call it "German Beer Purity Law" in English and it refers to a...
Why do German Hats Have Feathers?

Why do German Hats Have Feathers?

Hen, peacock, and pheasant are some of the favorite feathers used as a hat pin to decorate traditional authentic German hats. Often called Tyrolean...
Edelweiss - A Beautiful Alpine Flower

Edelweiss - A Beautiful Alpine Flower

What is the edelweiss flower? What is the symbolic meaning of edelweiss?   The edelweiss (leontopodium alpinum as it is scientifically known), is a...
How to Make a Giant Pretzel for your Next German Party!

How to Make a Giant Pretzel for your Next German Party!

The title says it all, people. Everyone loves a giant pretzel. They’re the perfect snack for any and every celebration. Pretzels are especially tra...
The Best German Beers at Oktoberfest

The Best German Beers at Oktoberfest

At Oktoberfest in Munich there are rules. Mostly, they relate to beer. And by mostly, we mean all of them. And by all of them, we mean all 2: 1. E...
Looking for a Traditional German Hat?

Looking for a Traditional German Hat?

We’ve given you several recommendations on different lederhosen and dirndls you should be wearing to your Oktoberfest celebrations. However, if you...
German Beer Steins: From Beer Boots to German Glassware

German Beer Steins: From Beer Boots to German Glassware

An iconic German creation is the famous boot of beer or beer boot. The original incarnation of this mainstay was the “yard of ale”.   This was a lo...
Choosing the Correct Hat Size for the Perfect Fit

Choosing the Correct Hat Size for the Perfect Fit

Hats are a must-have accessory, especially if you want to “top off” your Oktoberfest costume or German costume. There are many styles, types and d...